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The Diagrams Book by Kevin Duncan

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21  THE TARGET, FRIED EGG OR ONION

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• Simply drawing one circle inside another opens up a world of possibilities.

• The centre can be viewed as the yolk of an egg, the bull’s-eye in a target, the core of an apple, or even the centre of the earth.

• This can be taken to be the focal point of an issue, the essence, the inner workings, or the point of origin of something.

• In one version of the diagram, the outer area is seen as the circle of concern (all the stuff people are concerned about), whereas they should be concentrating on the circle of influence (the bit in the middle they can actually have a bearing on).

• The outer layer can also represent ...

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